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own medicine. president obama hit the road today with a message aimed at republicans he es had enough. >> we've seen a faction of republicans in congress that suggest that maybe america shouldn't pay its bills that have already been run up, that we should shut down government if they could shut down obama care. you know, that won't grow our economy, that won't cede jobs, that won't help our middle class. "politics nation" conversation on facebook yet? we hope you will. our facebook family has been going wild over this poll that shows more louisiana republicans he's right, we could afford blame president obama for the it. what doesn't the gop understand? response to hurricane katrina
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recalls willing to kill. he even said it. >> what did he say? >> that he didn't have a reason to live and he was going to die today. today everybody is talking about that hero, schoolbook keeper from georgia, who may have single handedly stopped a gunman from killing dozens of little kids. her name is antoinette tuff, an appropriate last name, because nobody was tougher than she was at that moment. antoinette is the hero who confronted a man, armed with an ak-47, and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition, who marched into that elementary school on tuesday. here's part of her dramatic 911 call, revealing the courage and the compassion that she used to stop the gunman and save lives. >> he said he should have just gone to the mental hospital instead of doing this, because he's not on his medication.
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i can help you, do you want me to try -- do you want to talk to them? do you want me to try to -- okay, but let me talk to them and see if we can work it out so you don't have to go away with them for a long time. no, it doesn't matter. i can let them know you have not tried to harm me or do anything with me. that doesn't make any difference. you didn't hit anybody. okay. let me ask you this, ma'am. he didn't hit anybody, he just shot outside the door. if i walk out there with him -- if i walk out there with him, so they won't shoot him or anything like that, he wants to give himself up. is that okay? >> yes, ma'am. >> he says he just wants to go to the hospital. >> okay. hold on one moment. >> she said, howled on, she's going to talk to the police officer and i'll go out there with you.
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don't feel bad. mea husband just left me after 33 years, but -- yes, you do. have to establish a criteria i mean, i'm sitting here with you, talking to you about it. that would qualified for proceedings against the we're not going to hate you, president. baby. it's a good thing that you're and that's call impeachment. giving up. we're not going to hate you. >> barack obama is a personal friend of mine. >> okay. ma'am, you're doing a great job. he game my friend in the senate, but that does not mean that i >> so let's do it before the agree in any way with what he's helicopters and stuff like that doing or how he's doing it. come. >> they're already. >> you hear them? okay. so do you want to go ahead and want me to tell them to come on in now? if it continues we'll have okay. another constitutional crisis. he's getting everything out his >> now, what's striking about pockets now. okay he says the gun may dumb this, crystal, is this is a moderate republican. back and say it's stolen, but this is one of knolls that has been bakley moderate, and as he it's not. do y'all want him to take his said himself, he's been belt off? >> that's fine. considered a friend of the take all his weapons off. president's since their senate days. >> take all your weapons off. i don't know if you need friends like this. he says he doesn't have no more >> i think that's exactly right. it is disappointing, because tom weapons.
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coburn has been willing to he's on the ground, tell the criticize hi party, and i think officers don't come in shooting it goes to show you how far off or anything. i'll buzz them in. >> okay. the rails the republican party has gone. hold on, just sit right there. they have stoked they sentiments i'm going to buzz them in, so you know when they're coming, that this president is evil, okay? just stay there calm. that he is treasonous, that he i'm going to sit right here so deserved impeachment, so when they see you're not trying to they're confronted with these harm me okay? questions at town hall meetings, >> okay. >> okay. >> it's going to be all right they can't back down, because those are the sentiments that sweetie. i just want you to know that i chef -- i think goldy is right, love you, okay? and i'm proud of you, that's a they have nothing to offer in good thing that you've given up and don't worry about it. terms of positive plans. we all go through something in life. >> amazing courage. she stayed on that phone for 24 minutes, talking to both the and throws out carrie and gunman and the 911 operator. she says she knew that if she completely false accommodations. >> lieuies gohmert has said that let the man walk out of her sight, children could die. gop lawmakers are actually joins me now are former fbi meeting weekly to plot profiler clint van zandt and obamacare's downfall.
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veteran crime reporter michelle sagano, now a correspondent for this is interesting to alarming, discovery i.d.'s new show depends on your point of views. >> louie gohmert is have a very "deadline crime." what jumping out at first when safe district. you hear about this amazing 911 call? >> well, number one, it's he can art to stoke kroirchs amazing, al. i was a hostage negotiator. i dealt with barricaded bank controversy, but he has to know robbers, kidnappinger in south he isn't helping hi party local li. america, david koresh. which is what they really, i spent weeks teaching fbi really want. so if ted chris, for instance, agents and police to do what were running for congress or this lady did, but al she does senate, or governor in some red it intuitively. i mean, she identified with the stays, that he was doing exceedingly well with those aggressor, she offered help. kinds of red-meat, but it's she minimized anything he had done wrong. going to take a coalition he helped put together a builder, you know, in surrender ritual. she told him what to expect so nontraditional ways. lieuies gmt ohmert is the poster 4th wouldn't be afraid. child for the destruction of the she said she loved him, she was national gop. proud of him, that he would be >> but, you know, shouldn't okay. al, she did everything that you they, crystal, be meeting weekly could expect a trained experienced hostage negotiator,
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about creating jobs? about dealing with some of the but this was a smart, savvy blessed lady who put this egregious things that americans are facing daily in the economy together. >> and michelle the key i hear still trying to recover? meeting about obamacare and how is it was intuitive. listen to the end of the 911 to stop the president? isn't that a little less than call when ms. tuff gets the what even their constituents expect of them when they vote gunman to give himself up to police. for them? >> yeah, what a novel the emotion that comes pouring suggestion, to actually spend out. listen to this. your time focusing on things >> just hold on, michael. that would benefit the american go ahead and lay down. people rather than taking health don't put your phone -- okay. caraway from millions. you just got your phone? they're not even meeting to okay. that's fine. suggest other health care tell them to come on. come on. alternatives. all they're focused is on is how he just goss the phone. with kell damage this president, all he does is the phone. repeal obamacare. >> do not move. at the end of the day they're >> it's just him. afraid once it's implemented, they know people will like it and it's going to help them. okay. it's just him. they will have been on the um-hmm. record doing everything they can to stand in the way of progress in this country. >> goldy, you said, and it has >> i've neveren so scared in all been repeated by crystal, that the day of my life.
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>> but you did great. the republicans have no >> ooh, jesus. >> you did great. alternative plan, but the gop does have a plan for health care. we heard it from former not jim oh, god. demint. he says the uninsured americans, quote, will get better health care just going to the emergency room. i mean, that's their solution. put yourself into financial ruin in order to get health care. >> you know, you could tell that to the many physicians around i mean, amazing, michelle, this country, and other health how she kept it together, she care providers, and they would tell you right that that is one connected, she really made him way to bankrupt individuals and believe in her and her caring bankrupt those facilities, for about him, kept the 911 operator providing care for which they are never, ever going to receive briefed, and then when it was payment. you know, mitt romney actually over, her emotions came gushing had this right, the worst possible thing you could do is out, because she could have push people into emergency died. she was one squeezing away from medicaid, into emergenciry dying. >> and the fbi needs to call positions that are disastrous, this woman and give her a job. october? under pressure she did not for everyone around, when is patently cheaper, more crack. she instinctively knew what to effective, to invest yourself in do, how to talk to him, how to show him love and compassion.
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preventive health care and she saw an entry point and teaching people not lifestyles, those kinds of things raise the entered so gently and delicately, and drew him into quality of public health and her, into what she needed to do reduce the tax on health care -- to make this a safe place. public health care systems i tell you, i've listened to it across this country. i am concerned that this is a number of times, and i have goose bumps still. making government, which is likely what the gop says they the first time i heard it -- i don't want to do. >> well, i'm going to have to was on the ground in newtown leave it there, but there is just hours after it happens. you know what happens when 20 hope, kris add when goldie elementary school children have been shot and teachers, and so many other tragedies. taylor starts quoting mitt and the fact we're not talking romn romn romney, we. bl that today and we're talking thanks for coming on the show. about something great is you can catch crystal on "the amazing. just as she said, you know, her prayers were answered. cycle" week days at 3:00 p.m. she really worked with god eastern right here. through this. ahead, a true hero, a >> you know. in a local tv interview, clint, schoolbook keeper talks down a ms. tuff describes how she gunman, saving dozens of intentionally kept talking to children in the process. the gunman to keep him from and it's all on a dramatic 911 targeting to the children. call. listen to this. >> he actually tried to go out it's going to be all right, the door where the kids were. severe weather heart. i want you to know i love you. i called him back, and kept
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talking to him, to keep him i'm proud of you. don't worry about it. calm. >> why did you do that? we all go through something in >> i knew if he got outside, he life. was going to start shooting the plus, an outrageous new poll kids. he had already shot a round off shows exactly what republicans in the office with me, and had been outside shooting at the think of president obama. you need to see this one. police. i knew if he got outside, he was and the greatest of all unstable enough to start shooting at everybody. time, a revealing new look at >> now, aside from the fact, muhammad ali's battles outside the ring. clint, this is amazing to me, that i heard more and more about it today, that it hit me she had >> you are mea opposer when i no training, she did this based want injures, you won't even on her instincts itfuls smacks stand up for me in america for my religious beliefs, and you want me to go somewhere and fight when you won't stand up for me here at home. in the fate of those who say you and don't forget to tune in need to arm them, because tomorrow for a special two-hours imagine if she and others were trained on how to do this. edition of "politics nation." she literally saved lives. i'm live from the linking memorial, for a look back at the >> let's talk about why we march on washington and a look ahead to our own march this shouldn't arm people in schools. saturday. my mother made the best toffee in the world. there are 99,000 schools in some eric.
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about 600,000 -- but these men and wing are around -- let's look at the situation. it's delicious. we just saw -- you just looked and make it happen. at, what if a positive-minded but untrained or semitrained teach teacher or other person comes through with a door, the gunman shoots at them or shoots the woman who was in there? there was no need to introduce another gun into that i don't care whatrr care what the nra says, guns don't belong in schools. let's keep the guns out and find ways that other teachers can model the behavior of this lady we just heard. i've got to ask you this, michelle. you've covered a lot of crimes, been to a lot of horrific scenes, and some good scenes, i imagine. have you ever seen anything like
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this by a civilian? i want my goodness, these stories are few and far between out there. just as i mentioned, the fact that we are sitting here talking about antoinette being a hero, and she is a hero. >> no doubt. >> and saving so many lives, and 500 rounds. 500 rounds. he was already firing shots out the door. it would have been very easy for him to go in, down the hallway and away he goes the fact she could in a calm, collective and loving manner really cater -- >> changed the whole story. >> he's mentally unstable. his brother admits that, he admits that. the fact she was able to do that is amazing. our hats off to you tonight. >> great, person, great hero as far as i'm concerned. clint van zandt and michelle sagano, thank you both for your time tonight. >> you got it. still ahead, pulling no punches, a brand-new
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the dodge summer clearance event. right now get 0% financing for up to 72 months and no payments for 90 days on all dodge vehicles. we're with the latest installment of the blaming game. i'm your host reverend al sharpton. it's the game where right wingers will take anything and try to blame it on president obama. is your party threatening to shut down the government? blame president obama. did you call for massive budget cuts that turned out to be unpopular? blame president obama.
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are you having a bad hair day? that was a bad joke. the next one is truth. the new poll has louisiana republicans, who deserves the blame for the government's poor response to hurricane katrina? i'll bell you know where this is going. 29% blamed president obama, and 44% didn't know who to blame. that's right. even though this guy was in office during catrin article, more republicans blame president obama for the government's response to the storm. that is how you play the blaming game. heck of a job, gop, too bad you can't blame your way into winning an election. joining me now are dana mill bangs and maria teresa kumar.
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thank you for being here. >> it's absurd, because everybody knows he was in indonesia learning to become a muslim during that time. many thought that saddam -- and if you're listening to fox news every night, you may not hear that exactly, about you you're led in that direction, and i think that's part of the echo chamber we are hearing now. if people are not particularly informed, there's no telling what they might actually come up with, but this one is delicious. >> it seems like this is really telling, when you have people that can have a reasonable portion of the public in a given state, actually believe one who
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wasn't even in offense may have been responsible for something, this is a serious statement. >> this is absolutely part of the larger agenda of revisionist history that the republican party is doing it, in absence of providing real solutions to the country as problems. the more they can blame president obama, whether or because you're actually not recuperating because of sequestration, it's -- in that of telling the truth, that we have to go to work and promote some policies. >> and we have people in responsible positions, marco rubio, a senator one of the republicans threatening to defund the government. that's why he wants to defund the government. he's playing blame president obama. listen to this form what they're
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basically saying is unless the budget funds obama care, they won't support it. that takes some brass, doesn't it? >> the two things work well together. if you have an ignorant public that's not paying particular attention, and sooner or later you hear a lot of republicans saying that, mark twain said a lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes. that's what happens here. it's easy to manipulate the electorate if you just keep saying that. >> and part of that is revisionist history, because the budget did pass a budget. they also forget that obama care was worldwide. >> and upheld by the supreme
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court. >> which is not -- >> and i mean republicans bragged when they passed the budget cut deal. boehner called it a positive step forward, eric cantor said it was the first big change that we have accomplished, and paul ryan called it a victory. i mean, they es guys do these things really that cost programs for children, yet they want to blame everything on president obama. >> rarely will you hear it without having said the president's sequester. all you need to do is look at the role call. they voted yes. even if they say it was the president's idea. >> the budget cuts and was a victory.
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it's truly suffering. you name it. and the fact that is despicable. >> one thing that dana, the president doesn't want to play the blame game. listen to this. i've run my last election. michelle is very happy about that. i'm not interesting in spin, i'm not interesting in playing a blame game. at this point, all i'm interesting in is just solving problems. >> i mean i think most americans would like to see some problems solved. >> if anything, the president needs to be lured in.
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>> maybe if we could offer him a new car, had el could get into the blame game. >> i'll leave it there. this is not oprah, this is politics nation. coming up, shadow boxing with history, a new documentary looks at his battles outside the ring. >> who's on top of the world? you won't fight for your country. >> i'm a minister of my religion. this country has laws. of the lexus performance vehicles, including the gs and all-new is. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection. ♪ always go the extra mile. to treat my low testosterone, i did my research.
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my colleagues and i are determined to use every tool at our disposal to stand against discrimination wherever it is found. attorney general eric holder vowing to protect voting rights after the supreme court struck down a crucial part of the voting rights act. today he took that a step further, for the injures department suing texas to stop its new voter i.d. law, and in colin powell, a republican, blasted that state's new voter suppression law saying, quote, i want to see policies that encourage every american to vote, not make it more different to vote. it immediately turns off a voting bloc the republican party needs. these kinds of actions do not build on the base, it just turns
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either go to jail or go to the army. but i would like to say that there is another alternative, and that alternative is justice. >> muhammad ali, one of the greatest fighters of all time, but some of his most significant battles took place outside the ring. a new documentary "the trials of muhammad ali" looks at the champ as he shadow boxed with history.
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at the height of his ability, he threw a political left hook. >> i'm looking down, 55,000 and cleopatra was a ring -- the fifth round came! c'mon, sucka! >> in 1967, ali was stripped of his title. he gave up three years in the prime of his career intentionally risking lengthy jail time, all in the name of a much bigger fight. joining me now is bill siegle, director of "the trials of muhammad ali" thas thanks for coming on the showivities it's a thrill and honor to be here, reverend. thank you. >> what surprised you about the challenges outside of boxing, when you made this film. >> one of the big things i
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always have my eye on is how forgotten this part of his life is, or undiscovered, so to recover this formative piece of history, this piece of ali's life that i think makes him the ledgeant that he is, i think offers people a lot in terms of thinking about who they are and how they want to represent themselves courageously and, you know, what kind of stand are people willing to take. muhammad ali did that. >> it's a real heroic thing he did, the height of his career, the champion of the world. he gave it up for what he believed was a higher call, something you rarely see. i know muhammad ali. i knew him during this time, though i was a kid. i really don't think people understand what he gave up, what he risked, and had no guarantee he would end up coming out a hero. >> it's true. he expected to go to prison.
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the muhammad ali that's become, you know legendary in the current form, the one i think former president bush put the medal of freedom around was the heavyweight champion of the world, but as you said, the most important fights happened outside the ring, and that's what this film is about. >> you show footage with reporters, where we glimpse at an early example of his refusal to back down. watch this. >> looking down on the rink. 55,000 and cleopatra was at ringside. we don't believe it, the fifth round came. i said, c'mon, sucka. and break it up, and i said, there he is. >> let me see you close your mouth and just keep it closed. >> well, that's impossible. >> keep it closed. >> you know that's impossible. i'm the greatest. and if you get too smart, i'll knock you out. >> you almost seem him bristle
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at the second that he close his mouth. nobody was going to tell him to be quiet independents he never lacked f eed confidence. once he took the stand, he stood 67, and what changed from that point on is our response to him. he went from villain to many quarters in society -- he was always a hero to many, i'm sure to you, but for many he was a villain. how he went from villain to hero by standing on principle and take the courageous stand he did, is at the heart of the film. it's as much about our journey as it is his. >> he went from villain to hero, and ner sold out his principles and never really changed. the world kind of came his way. he didn't turn and adjust to become more popular and less controversial. >> true. the sacrifice it took to do
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that, he gave up his likelihood. they took his passport away. they couldn't let him leave, he couldn't fight here. he had to make a living as a speaker on college campuses, which he grew to excel at. i think in a large part that's where he game his own man, became a self-reliant thinker, to learn how to think for ourselves and not just fall in line because somebody says go. the power that it takes to say no in the face of great opposition is a point of resistance that we can all draw from right now. >> you know, one of the emotional parts of the film was an interview you did with his younger brother, and you play a part of how they had suffered together what they shared. i want to play a little of that. >> cassius, you say you're going to be champion by 21. is that right? >> that's right.
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i feel it. i felt the way he felt. i share his pain. i share his -- you have to forgive me. i'm very emotional when it comes to this. he paid the price. he did what he had to do. he's the champ. >> i mean, these two young men grew up together brothers, with a dream, muhammad ali achieved the dream, the heavyweight champion of the world, and gave it all up because of something he believed, and the pain that caused him, his family, his
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being isolated, i mean, it's an amazing story that many don't know until his documentary comes out. >> thank you. i really hope people will so it. his brother is all heart. you know, one of the things i hope the film carries is the intimacy of the people right around him, you know. the world's love for muhammad ali is well understood, and i hope that this film helps people fully understand what that love is about, you know, what's at the foundation of the respect that we have for muhammad ali. >> well, i hope they do and he's really truly a great man, a great chance. he continues through his foundation with his dear wife to continue to do great things even not. bill seagal, premiers tomorrow at ifc. thanks for your time. >> thank you, reverend. we want to know how you're advancing dr. king's dream. some of you have already started to el it us. here's some inter-generational
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dreaming. from one man who's making sure to pass the history along to the next generation. and deb says she's advancing the dream by volunteer tutors tomorrow's future, for them, for me, for all of us. wait to go, deb. we want to hear what you're doing, too president head to advancingthedream.msnbc.com to share what you're doing to help further dr. king's dream. use the #advancingthedream, and tweet a picture that explains how you're helping to move forward. by about $110 a month. roll the dice. care act was passed, company to go down by about $60 a month. little guy
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250 years ago americans marched and dr. king's thoughtful words echoed across the nation inviting our passion for justice and equality, and changing history. join me with martin luther king iii, and congressman john lewis, as we look towards the next steps in advancing the dream. it's time for "reply al." remember, friend or foe, i want to know. dana writes -- are you going to issue a statement regarding the chris lane murder? good question, dana. she's referring to the tragic story of the australian student here in the u.s. on a baseball
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scholarship who was brutally murdered last friday in oklahoma. police say he was killed by these three teenages, all of whom were arrested just hours after 9 shooting. according to the huffington post, police say the victim was chosen at random and have not ascribed any racial motive to the killing. that doesn't stop my friends over at fox and donald trump and others say why isn't al sharpton protesting this? i protest when i'm called in and when there's an injustice. the three were arrested, there was nothing to protest. the system worked there, and racial? not only did the police say it was not racial, one of the three were white. but you have people feeling that i wouldn't go in because it was three blacks that kid a while and no justice was done. if you get your information 23r9 wrong source, you blame president obama for the response to hurricane katrina. thanks for watching.
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i'm al sharpton. i see you into here tomorrow night for a special two-hour edition of "politics nation." i'll be live from the lincoln memorial for a look back. but first "hardball" starts right now. good evening. colin powell versus reince priebus, who are you going to call? let's play "hardball."
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Politics Nation
MSNBC August 22, 2013 3:00pm-4:01pm PDT

News/Business. The Rev. Al Sharpton discusses the day's important political and human interest stories. New.

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